NCCD Study on Girls in Gangs Featured in National Gang Center Newsletter

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NCCD Study on Girls in Gangs Featured in National Gang Center Newsletter

December 9, 2016 | by NCCD

An NCCD study on girls’ involvement in gangs is featured in the Winter 2017 issue of the National Gang Center Newsletter. The study examined how and why girls become gang-affiliated and how and why some girls avoid or leave gang activity. The study includes information about addressing the needs of gang-involved/formerly gang-involved girls and recommends that services recognize the girls’ individuality and provide tailored plans that build on their strengths. To read the newsletter article, click here